In the last five days, the Obama Administration has admitted the astronomical number of 2,432 refugees.
Today is the big day! And, it feels like a huge holiday. I wasn’t going to post anything since you will be glued to the tube, or maybe even in Washington, but I figured what the heck, I have news to report.
On January 16th I told you that the daily average of arriving refugees had dropped from earlier in the fiscal year (the 2017 fiscal year began on October 1, 2016), but I checked Wrapsnet this morning and see I must revise that assessment!
As of today, Inauguration Day, we have admitted 29,895 refugees, that is a rate way above any numbers we have seen at least since the years preceding 9/11, see here.
As of January 15th, the number was 27,463. That means in the last 5 days Obama admitted 2,432!
Trump Watch begins tomorrow!
Unless the data base disappears, I plan to begin reporting daily (starting tomorrow) overall numbers and numbers for specific nationalities in my Trump Watch series.
So here are some benchmarks for today for FY17:
Overall admissions: 29,895 (267 per day average)
Here is where the Syrians (98% Muslim) have been placed between October 1, 2016 and January 20, 2017:
I just had a look at our category, ‘Where to find information’ and there is a lot of good stuff posted there.